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New 2013 Catalog Offers Books for Union Activists, Leaders

The 2013 edition of the Union Communication Services Inc. (UCS) Labor Books Catalog has been released, offering titles on topics about labor, including negotiating and grievance handling, organizing, health and safety, labor law and labor history. It includes many worker-friendly fiction, young adult and children’s books as well.

New titles for 2013 include Just Cause, a guide to winning discipline cases, by Robert M. Schwartz; The Whistleblower’s Handbook; Unions for Beginners; Kings in Disguise, a wonderful graphic novel about the Great Depression; From First Contact to First Contract, a union organizer’s handbook by Bill Barry; and a new Lenny Moss mystery, by Tim Sheard.  

Catalog copies are available free from UCS at 800-321-2545; by e-mail at; or on the Web at Or, send your request to UCS Books, 165 Conduit St., Annapolis, MD 21401. Books can be purchased directly from the website as well.

UCS is a union company founded in 1981. The annual catalog deals exclusively with labor-oriented books.

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